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Europe needs security for Russia, and security with Russia

What can the Western bloc do to improve the cool relationship with the great power in the east, asks Manfred Huterer, diplomat at the German embassy in Warsaw. Is an open dialogue and mutual respect between the West and Russia possible?

The pursuit of recognition has destructive consequences. Social justice is reduced to psychological problems

Identity politics is a real child of narcissistic culture, where violations and rejection are perceived as serious threats to self-esteem.

Call for justice

Criminals in uniform, with well-paid jobs, took the life of my son, ”says a mother grieving the teenage son killed by Brazil's militarized police to a group of other poor, black women during a public demonstration.

Spain's fascist shadow sites

Spain's Juan Carlos I was without his own property when he became a monarch in 1975. In 2012 his wealth was estimated at 1800 million euros. Where does all the money come from?

Are you a "communist"?

My namesake Truls Øhra's new book, The History of Power (478 pages, Solum Bokvennen), is a thorough and revealing review of the abuse of power unlike solidarity communities. Let me start with a first point:

Journalism in the danger zone

Like many other journalists, war correspondent Marie Colvin was killed in Syria as she tried to report back home on the atrocities. Ny Tid has spoken to the photographer who was involved in what was to be her last assignment.